Former CIA spymaster Tony Mendez spoke publicly for the first time about his battle with Parkinson’s disease in a special session at the Symposium. Tony and his wife, Jonna, addressed his Parkinson’s diagnosis, his recent deep brain stimulation treatment, and their hope that focused ultrasound might soon be a noninvasive treatment option for others suffering.…

Read More
Tony Mendez in front of one of his paintings

The Washington Post – The first time I sat down to interview Tony and Jonna Mendez was in late 2012, not long after the movie “Argo” opened and propelled the retired CIA spies into fame after living a quiet life in retirement as artists. At their secluded red carriage house along a rocky road in the…

Read More